News – July 30, 2022

CLR Fire and Rescue were dispatched Friday to reports of an injured woman laying in a pasture in Lowell. According to reports, the 20-year-old woman was bucked from a horse and later found by her mother. A medical helicopter was requested due to the severity of the woman’s injuries, and she was transported to Madison for Medical treatment. No additional details have been provided at this time.

(Juneau) District 24 of the Dodge County Board of Supervisors is seeking to fill a vacancy. District 24 consists of the City of Juneau. The vacancy will be filled by an appointment made by the County Board Chair and confirmed by the Dodge County Board. The term will run until April 16, 2024. Letters of application must be submitted by Tuesday August 9th.
For a map of the district or questions, please see the Dodge County website or contact Karen J. Gibson, Dodge County Clerk at 920-386-3605.

(Beaver Dam) Moraine Park Technical College is considering a $55-million-dollar referendum in November. The Moraine Park District Board took public comments during a hearing at their most recent meeting in Fond du Lac and will make a decision at their August 19th meeting about whether to stage a referendum. Moraine Park President Bonnie Baerwald says if they do put on a referendum they will have community listening sessions, post information on social media and will also approach service organizations about doing presentations. Baerwald says they primarily serve Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Dodge, and Washington counties and parts of six other counties so they have a lot of people to inform about the possible referendum. If successful, the $55-million-dollar referendum will allow Moraine Park to borrow funds to enhance and grow MPTC facilities to meet the needs of business and industry in the region through four major projects.

(Madison) Governor Evers seeks to fill two County Circuit Court vacancies. In Fond du Lac County Circuit Court-Branch 1 and Waukesha County Circuit Court-Branch 7. The vacancies are due to Fond du Lac CountyJudge Dale L. English’s resignation, in Fond du Lac County and Waukesha County’s Judge Maria S. Lazar’s election to the Court of Appeals, District II (2).

(Dodge County) Vehicle sales in Dodge County through the first half of 2022 have seen a sharp decline after rebounding last year from the pandemic. According to the Waterloo-based, auto industry tracking firm Reg-Trak, there were 135 car sales through June compared to 217 through the first six months of last year, a 37-percent decrease. Truck sales experienced a 23-percent drop off with 1,455 rolling off dealer lots in 2022. There were 1,905 trucks sold in 2021. Overall vehicle sales dropped 25-percent from 2,122 sold a year ago to 1,590 this year.